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Rule Book : Summary of Proposed Rule Changes

The following list of proposed rule changes is updated regularly. It is organized by rule reference. Click on the Tracking ID to view a PDF report.

Deadline for members to submit proposed rule changes to be considered by the Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual Meeting is June 1st. Deadline for committees and affiliates to submit a proposed rule change is September 1st.  The current form for submission of rule changes is available as an on-line form.

Any rule changes approved at Board of Director meetings are published on  our web site.   The appropriate sections of the rule book will be updated on the effective date of new rules.

Current members of USEF are encouraged to comment on any of the rule change proposals.

Where applicable, linked rule changes are grouped together.

Tracking # Rule Reference Web Comments
366-15 JP 100.2 eligibility to compete
368-15 JP 105.4 officials
389-15 JP 106 timing equipment
367-15 JP 111.9 attire
391-15 JP 117.6 classes restricted to Junior/Amateur Owner
364-15 JP 118.4 children, adult amateurs, ponies
486-15 JP 120.1 thoroughbred hunter
370-15 JP 121.7 fence dimensions
480-15 JP 134 protests
479-15 JP 136 timing
478-15 JP 142 violations
477-15 JP 149 classes offering $25,000 or more in prize money
371-15 JP 149.9 classes offering more than $25,000 in prize money


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